Wikipedia is a free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its 20 million articles (over 3.82 million in English alone) have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world. Almost all of its articles can be edited by anyone with access to the site, and it has about 100,000 regularly active contributors. As of July 2011, there are editions of Wikipedia in 282 languages. It has become the largest and most popular general reference work on the Internet.
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The Wikimedia Foundation's stated goal is to develop and maintain open content, wiki-based projects and to provide the full contents of those projects to the public free of charge.
Wikipedia health care information for the world
Wikipedia, as many are aware, is one of the foremost health care information resources. It is freely usable by all people globally. Wikipedia's 26,000 medical articles receive approximately 150-200 million page views a month in English alone with some content available in over 280 other languages an...
Wikipedia's fundamental health care articles
The scope of this project involves to first improve health care's most important Wikipedia topics in English and then to translate them to simple English and onto as many other languages as possible. This project will focus on about 80 health care Wikipedia articles considered fundamental because of...